Originally Posted by Acuracura
Call a Motor Vehicle Branch and check the status of your Driver's licence.
There's a difference between "No Driver's Licence" and "Fail to Produce DL". And based on what you've told us VPD is partially responsible for the latter. It is their responsibility to have it available for pick up.
Worse comes to worse, i would keep the Police file number with you incase you get pulled over. They should be able to see what has happened and possibly give you some leniency for Fail to Produce DL.
If the MVB says your DL is suspended or invalid then you can not drive at all.
I can see this is a frustrating situation. But I would be wary of driving WITHOUT your drivers license physically with you. You are still not "able to produce DL", regardless of the situation. Now, that VT maybe argued in court, but ........